American working-class oriented heartland rock, characterized by a simple musical fashion, and a concern with the lives of odd, blue-collar American people, developed within the second half of the 1970s. The time period heartland rock was first used to describe Midwestern arena rock teams like Kansas, REO Speedwagon and Styx, but which got here to be associated with a extra socially concerned form of roots rock more directly influenced by people, nation and rock and roll.
However, Christian rock began to develop within the late Nineteen Sixties, particularly out of the Jesus motion beginning in Southern California, and emerged as a subgenre in the Seventies with artists like Larry Norman, usually seen as the first main “star” of Christian rock. Many Christian rock performers have ties to the modern Christian music scene, while different bands and artists are closely linked to impartial music. Since the Nineteen Eighties Christian rock performers … Read More